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Finding a Fraction of a Number

In this worksheet, students find a fraction of a whole number.

'Finding a Fraction of a Number' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 3

Curriculum topic:   Number

Curriculum subtopic:   Use Four Operations for All Numbers

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

In this worksheet, we will learn how to find a fraction of a whole number.

 

Example


Find the value of:

 
5
6
of 42  =  __________

 

Answer

 

To find a fraction of a whole number, first divide by the denominator, then multiply by the numerator.

  42 ÷ 6 = 7               7 × 5 = 35 
 

 
5
6
of 42 =   35

 

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